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Statue of Prince Henry the Navigator

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Praca Infante Dom Henrique, Porto 4050-295, Portugal
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A good place to chill a bit, surrounded by some important and iconic buildings! The statue is well preserved

Thank TitoT416
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful and fitting monument for the man who did so much to begin Portugal’s explorations abroad. Very nice statue of Henry in the middle of a lovely grass-lined park. This makes for a serene and relaxing rest stop during your exploration of...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We all studied about Price Henry the Navigator and his explorations of the new world. He's the first son of this city and his statue is in a strategic sight with the old city on one side and the palace and cathedral on another. His...More

Thank Chinapjs
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Comparitively tranquil square close to the vibrant river front and people tend to sit on the grass and relax. Seats available.

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Reviewed 3 July 2018

This little square is surrounded by 2 churches, the stock market palace and the ferreira borges market, as well as some nice looking houses on the opposite side of the stock market. Apart from that, it's a good chance to read up and find out...More

Thank AndrewF31_KA
Reviewed 28 June 2018

This monument by Tomás Costa of the Infante Henrique (Prince Henry the Navigator) was erected 1894. Symbolically it celebrates the Portuguese navigations and Faith of the Discoveries. On top you'll see the statue of the Prince standing next to a globe. And at the base...More

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Reviewed 22 June 2018

A great commemorative statue of Prince Henry the Navigator in the middle of a small well kept garden next to the Palacio da Bolsa (Palace). It is a lovely place to stop and relax for a short while. The statue is impressive with the Prince...More

Thank Moses P
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Henry the Navigator is a hero of mine and this statue does him proud. The garden is a small oasis in this busy part of town. Look for the plaque on the back base of the statue to the portuguese navy of a later war....More

Thank yandinazetland
Reviewed 15 June 2018

The statue of Prince Henry the Navigator is located on Praca Infante Dom Henrique next to the palace. It is erected to commemorate the work on this famous Portuguese explorer. Nice to stroll around the park and take photos around.

Reviewed 16 May 2018

It would have been awkward not to have a monument dedicated to Henry the Navigator in his hometown and shores from which his caravelas were launched to see. This lovely park located in front of Palacio de la Bolsa and 50 m away from the...More

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